15HACK | A | Alabs | B | John Perry Barlow | David Bravo | C | Lluis Cabrera | Comunes | Communia | D | Alex De la Iglesia | Antonio Delgado | Eudald Domènech | E | Jesús Encinar | F | Flattr | G | Goteo | Daniel Granados | Francisco George | H | Isaac Hacksimov, member of Hacktivistas | J | Josep Jover | Geraldine Juárez | K | Kayros Transmedia | Kollector | L | Lorea | N | N-1 | P | Amparo Peiro Gómez | Q | La Quadrature du Net | R | #Redada | #Red Dry (Democracia Real Ya network) | S | Richard Stallman | T | Juan Carlos Tous | X | X.net | V Verkami | José Luis de Vicente | Y | YProductions
Row 0: Carlos Sánchez Almeida, Joan Subirats, John Postill, Manje, Directa, Periódico Diagonal, #bookcamping, Cels Piñol, Gonzalo Martín, Juan Branco, Pedro Jiménez de Zemos98, Pia Mazuela, Stéphane Grueso, Nadia Plesner
15HACK is a (mainly) constructive hacking group from Spain’s 15M movement. We develop digital revolution tools and communication platforms, and respond to requests from the uninitiated in order to help improve the digital global village. We are interested in the creation of tools for the digital and analogue R-eVolucion. We like effective communication, active interaction, creative visualisation.
We have a group on the N-1.cc social network.
At aLabs we provide support for the development of free software projects, we teach associations and institutions about the use new technologies, and we help all types of organisations to overcome technological barriers and move towards improving their systems. We believe that a free, connected and active society is the best guarantee for advancing towards a new, necessary model. To this end, we are creating a whole series of projects related to participatory democracy through the use of free technologies, offering tools that support free projects which work towards change reality.
The projects we work with include: Oiga.me a platform for campaign design and management that enables citizen participation through web, telephone, email and fax, and which is aimed at collectives; Liberateca, a website of new generation links; Nolotiro, things you no longer want, so that other people can take them; aLabs SMS, for sending SMS messages as a system of alerts..
John Perry Barlow (Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1947) is an American poet and essayist, a retired Wyoming cattle rancher, and a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead. He was a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation along with digital rights activists John Gilmore and Mitch Kapor. He is currently vice-chairman of the EFF’s board of directors. Barlow is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. His writings include “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” and “The Economy of Ideas”.
David Bravo is a lawyer specializing in intellectual property and computer law.
He has participated in debates and conferences advocating the need to adapt the traditional workings of intellectual property rights to the new uses being made of those rights due to the advent of new technologies.
David Bravo is Pablo Soto’s defense attorney, the same Pablo Soto who the recording industry tried to sue for more than 13 million Euros, namely for developing p2p programs as well as links pages and web pages such as, Sharemula, Indicedonkey, Elitetorrent and Spanishare. In the 2006 court case Pablo was sued by industry groups in what was heralded as the “most important operation against piracy in all of Europe”, Pablo was acquitted of all charges with the court finding that the activity in question did not constitute a crime.
David also represents Spanish artists and musicians handling their negotiations of recording deals.
In June 2005 he published “Copy this book” under a Creative Commons license.
Between 2006 and 2008, he collaborated in the last two seasons of the program Noche Sin Tregua, presented by Dani Mateo.
Lluis Cabrera (Taller de Músics, Barcelona)- Spokesman for the Spanish Network of Music Schools (Red Española de Escuelas de Música or REEM). REEM was born as an association of Spanish private music schools and its main aims are to defend the interests of its members and to make their voice be heard. Private music schools provide high-quality teaching and they need to defend this, as well as their interests, when they face public institutions. REEM offers schools to participate together in all processes that concern them.
Comunes is a non-profit collective with the aim of facilitating the work of the initiatives encouraging the Commons. As facilitators, it provides a variety of resources and free (as in freedom) web tools for collectives and activists. Besides, since 2009, Comunes aims to serve as legal umbrella for diverse related initiatives (from free knowledge to seeds). Some initiatives launched by Comunes include ourproject.org (free web services for social projects), Kune (collaborative platform and social network for the creation of free projects), or Move Commons (web tool for showing the principles an initiative is committed to).
Communia is a cooperative project for emancipation and technological communication, born crossingdifferent experiences of techno-political development of devices based on free software and freeaccess to knowledge and a communicative and organizational needs of the social centers. Communia promote training and self on free technologies, infrastructure provision, development of webdevices that allow network operation of different communities and practices around la.coinvestigaciónabout techno-political tools to link the practices of social cooperation
Communia is an experimental laboratory environment for cooperative forms of income generation, making our political project, a life experience.
@AlexdelaIglesia. A guy who makes films
I’ve been monitoring the Internet and developing my own projects and those of others for twelve years. I am currently working on marketing and business development strategies, and I am also write press articles around technology and Internet issues.
@EudaldDomenech Vic, Barcelona. Entrepreneur. Founder of Servicom, co-founder of World Online, founder of Telépolis, co-founder of InOutTV,…
Launching the spanish version.
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Crowdfunding social network, powered by @ Platoniq. Collective funding for the collective benefit (commons).
Daniel Granados is the Director of Producciones Doradas, a production company that combines music publishing with research in the spheres of new uses of music, the history of contemporary pop music and new kinds of relationships between creators and users. He is currently also director of the International Music Observatory (IMO), an organisation that carries out research and analysis of the music sector in different local contexts.
@paco229 Brunete, Madrid, Spain. One of the administrators of Grupo Manifiesto on Facebook. Member of the JDN, Spanish Pirate Party. Liejense, Liegeois, Belgian, resident in Spain since 1999.
Isaac is a collective character. Living la vida cyborg… hacktivism in pink, with bushy sideburns 😉 Location, cyberspace. Among other things, Isaac contributed to the “Manual de desobedencia a la Ley Sinde” (a practical guide to disobeying the Spanish copyright law known as the Sinde Act), published by Hacktivistas.net, Traficantes de Sueños and Diagonal.
@josepjover Barcelona. Lawyer, auditor and conflict manager.
I am interested in exploring the configurations that arise when you add the Internet factor to traditional equations of society, information, property, culture and governance. My work deals with these issues through different formats and activities related to creativity, hacking, low-profile technologies and blogging. I am a member of F.A.T. LAB and a blogger for ALT1040 and Global Voices.
With KOLLECTOR the artistic world can track broadcasts of songs throughout the world.
Kollector.com has the technology and the infrastructure to track radio transmissions from all over the world in real time, 24 hours a day.
Kollector.com offers its services via a web platform for anyone who wishes to track broadcasts of a song anywhere in the world.
The process is very simple. The user just uploads the song and selects a tracking package: monthly or annualy subscription.
The purpose of the service is to give rights-holders geographical broadcast statistics, a history of transmissions of their works and the option of drawing up a complete transmission log for each track.
• For the first time, songwriters, composers, arrangers and performers can obtain real-timeinformation on the use of their works and forecast any royalties due;
• Music publishers can track their whole catalogue at global level and forecast the royalties due for each track they wish to monitor;
• Collecting rights societies, with quicker access to full information, can provider faster, more accurate payouts to their members.
• Music producers can test the transmissions of their new titles in real time, gaining immediate feedback on the effectiveness of their promotional campaigns.
Entrepreneur behind @idealista and @11870 . Investor in Online Businesses.
Lorea is a hotbed of social networks on an experimental field land
Lorea is a project to create secure social cybernetic systems, in which human networks will become simultaneusly represented on a virtual shared world.
Its aim is to create a distributed and federated nodal organization of entities with no geophysical territory, interlacing their multiple relationships through binary codes and languages.
Manje is a social community educator and computer specialist, and a founding member of patalata.net. He has participated in various Internet activism projects, indymedia.estrecho.org, hacktivistas.net, barrapunto, democraciarealya.es.
N-1 is one of the nodes of a project that aims to create a distributed and federated organization of autonomous entities. We are developing social software for activist networks, we desire visibility but not to give up our privacy and security. You can read more info in English at Lorea.cc andRhizomatik Labs.
@AmparoPeiro Valencia. Computer specialist and scourge of the Spanish Minester of Culture Ms Sinde on the Net. I once had the good fortune to co-manage animersion (ha!), the first Spanish tracker. In favour of freedom on the net.
French organization fighting for free culture in Europe. They have led the European Campaign against the Telecoms Package and in favor of network neutrality. They have also defended the need for a court order before disconnecting users for file sharing and copyright infringements.
The #redada meetings organised by Antonio Delgado began in early December 2010 as a way of finding out and learning about new developments linked to the Internet and digital rights. This session is in collaboration with José Luís de Vicente.
Red Dry is a Democracia Real Ya (Real Democracy Now) network, a social movement with nodes in over 110 cities around the world. The network was created in February 2011 and it organised and called for participation for the mass demonstration that took place on May 15 in 70 cities and towns around Spain. RED DRY is the free, self-managed social networked that self-organises hundreds of nodes and thousands of people in the form of a social network. DRY is committed to free/libre software and self-management of its IT tools and data policies. The shift from Facebook to RED DRY is one of the most important moves we have made in terms of organisational forms. RED DRY is a seed in the Lorea project, which fits the DRY’s organisational philosophy and collective project.
Richard Stallman launched the free software movement in 1983 and started the development of the GNU operating system in 1984. GNU is free software: everyone has the freedom to copy it and redistribute it, as well as to make changes either large or small. The GNU/Linux system, basically the GNU operating system with Linux added, is used on tens of millions of computers today. Stallman has received the ACM Grace Hopper Award, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer Award, and the the Takeda Award for Social/Economic Betterment, as well as several honorary doctorates.
@jctous Barcelona. Entrepreneur, businessman, lover of film and of my nearest and dearest. Founder of Cameo (indie film on DVD) and Filmin (indie film, short films and exclusive news on the net).
Verkami is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects
Jose Luis de Vicente is a writer, curator and researcher on cultures and technologies. He is co-founder of @ZZZINC, an office for research on innovation in culture.
@jldevicente Barcelona, Spain
X.net ex EXGAE is The “alma mater” of the Free Culture Forum of Barcelona, X.net is a non-profit organization that was born out of the desire of a group of associations and individuals to bring together ways of creating, understanding and managing culture, as an alternative to those that are imposed by the entertainment industry and royalty management associations.
X.net works on five fronts: Providing ongoing legal advice; Analyzing the social and political situation and designing proposals for intervention on legislation; Organizing cultural events that aim to “normalize” free culture production and diffusion practices and make them known to the general public; Amplifying the potential of national and international networks, by fostering and harmonizing the abilities of each node; Creating viral campaigns.
Research platform centered on the political economy of culture. @sirjaron y @rubenmartinez worked since 2003 in YP
A Production and Narrative Services Transmedia Agency. Experimental self-organization of work in the field of the audiovisual industry.
Subjectivities, fictions, imaginaries, interactions, narrations, worlds.
The conquest of an income and the escape from precarious work. Process in progress. New contents for new continents.